The Old School

Craster & Embleton Area, Coastal

You can book this property from:

  • £465 per week
  • £66 per night

Features

Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed

Kitchen

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer

Bathrooms

  • 1 bathroom
  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath
  • Shower

Special Features

  • WiFi

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Outdoor storage
  • Private parking

Accessibility

  • Ground floor WC

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4pm
  • Check out: 10am

Description

This superb listed building was once a school for Howick Village, and is part of the Howick Estate, which was the home of the 2nd Earl Grey for whom the famous tea was blended. He became Prime Minister in 1830 and his monument stands at the top of Grey Street in Newcastle. Guests are provided with a free pass to the extensive grounds and formal gardens which surround nearby Howick Hall, which are open to the public from early February to mid November. The pass also includes the arboretum, approx. 65 acres of woodland walks all year round. The shoreline is just 400 metres away on a stunning coastal stretch designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a Site of Special Scientific Interest where you can enjoy spectacular views of Dunstanburgh Castle, interesting bird life and wild flowers on a walk to Craster or Alnmouth.

Ground floor - Living/dining room with vaulted ceiling, TV with Freeview, DVD and CD radio.  Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer. 

Bathroom with over bath shower and WC.

First floor - Bedroom 1 - Super king-size bed, en-suite WC and hand basin.

 

Electricity and oil central heating included.  Shaver point.  Phone.  Large enclosed garden, patio and furniture.  Off road parking.  Storage shed.  Shop/PO/pub/TIC 2 miles.  Duvets with linen and towels.    Sorry no cot or highchair. 2 pets welcome @ £15 per pet per week.

 

Accessibility

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

 Access Statement for Old School, Howick


Introduction

The Old School is situated within the village of Howick, near Alnwick, Northumberland. Car parking is near the house and there is a ramp up to the front door. Bedroom accommodation is upstairs.

 
Pre-Arrival

  • The nearest town, Alnwick, is 5 miles.
  • Public transport is nearby but timings are very limited with no 'special access' vehicles.  

 
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

  • Car parking is nearby is just outside the property and space for one car is available for the property's use.
  • The entrance to the property is a gravel path.
  • There is rear access to a vehicle once it is parked.
  • The surface from the car park to the ramp is gravel.
  • There is a ramp from the car parking area to the front door 

 
Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area

The main entrance is level but sleeping areas are upstairs.

 
Public Areas - Hall, Stairs, Landing, Corridors etc

N/A

 
Public Areas - Sitting room, lounges, lobbies etc

N/A

 
Public WCs

N/A

 
Restaurant / Dining Room, Bar & Bar area, Take Away & Cafe

N/A


Shop

N/A

 
Treatment room/s

N/A

 
Leisure Facilities

N/A

 
Outdoor Facilities

N/A

 
Conference & Meeting Rooms, Banqueting

N/A

 
Bedrooms & Sleeping Areas

The sleeping areas in Old School are all upstairs.

 
Bathroom, Shower-room & WC [Ensuite or Shared]

There is bathroom with a shower over the bath on the ground floor. 

The ground is level from the front door and the flooring is tiled.  The door width is 76cm.  The bath height is 75cm and the width is 55cm.  The width between the bath and the wall is 87cm.

There is a small en suite loo/handbasin in the upstairs bathroom. 

 
Self-Catering Kitchen

The kitchen at The Old School is accessible to wheelchairs and on flat level ground from the entrance.

The cooker, sink, freezer and crockery storage are all above 900cm high.

 

Caravans, Holiday Homes & Twin Units

N/A

 
Touring Facilities (Holiday Parks)

N/A

 
Boats - Narrow Boat, Cruiser & Hotel Boat

N/A

 
Attractions (Displays, exhibits, rides etc.)

N/A

 
Grounds and Gardens

There is a step down into the garden.

 

Additional Information

Local public transport numbers:  Travelsure Bus Company 01665 720907 

Reviews

Standard of cleanliness on arrival was excellent. It was a pleasure to enter the property.

mrs Cath W,

new-found second home...now our second year of using. excellent location and close coastal walking.

Mrs A D,

Location